# Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk 2018: 18 April

## Reasoning Questions for SBI Clerk 2018: 18 April

Direction (1-5): A word and number arrangement machine when given an input line of words and numbers arranges them following a particular rule in each step. The following is an illustration of input and rearrangement.
Input: Success Caressed 81 Followers 25 Related 31 Gathered 59 35
Step I: 82 Caresse  Success  Followers  25  Related 31  Gathered  59  35
Step II: 60 Follower  82  Caress  Success 25  Related  31  Gathered 35
Step III: 36  Gathere 60  Followe  82  Cares  Success  25 Related  31
Step IV: 32  Relate 36  Gather  60  Follow 82 Care Success  25
Step V: 26  Succes  32   Relat  36  Gathe  60  Follo   82 car
Step V is the last step of the above arrangement as the intended arrangement is obtained. As per the rules followed in the given steps, find out the appropriate steps for the given input.
Input: Information 92 73   Lamplight 68 Principal   Economic 58 79 Service
1. How many elements are there between 74 and ‘Econ’ in Step V?
1)  Three     2) two                   3) four                  4) five         5) one
2. Which element is third to the right of ‘Econo’?
1) 58           2) Principal          3) 68           4) 79           5) Informa
3. In which of the following step ’74 Lampli 80’ are placed immediately?
1) Step III    2) Step V    3) Step IV   4) Step IV and Step V       5) None of these
4. Which of the following would be at 6th position from left in Step IV?
1) Econo     2) 80           3) Informat           4) lamplig             5) Informati
5. Which elements are there between 74 and 93 in the last step?
1) Lampli, 80, Informat
2) Lamplight,  79, Economic
3) 69, Princip, 79
4) Lampli,   80,   Informa
5) None of these
Direction (6-10): Study the following information and answer the questions given below.
Thirteen people N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z   lived in a   4-floors building.  Each floor has 4-flats. The  flats  are numbered 1- 4 from left  to right  and the  floors  are numbered  1-4   from  bottom  to top .
All  the  same  numbered  flats  are  arranged  in the  same column.  Three flats are vacant   in the building and No flats in the same row or column is vacant.
P is an   immediate neighbour of V and X. Y has the same flat number and the floor number. Z lives two floors below Y. None of the flat is to the left of Y is vacant. S lives to the immediate right of vacant flat. U lives just above one of the vacant flats and lives on the top floor. There are two floors between U’s floor and R’s floor. U’s floor number is the same as R’s flat number.
The flat which is second to the right of N is vacant. O and R have the same floor number.  The flat number of X and U is same. T and Q have the same flat number and T lives above Q. One of the flats on the top floor is vacant. The flat which is immediate right of O’s flat is vacant.
6. Which of the following statements is true according to the given arrangement?
1) The floor number and the flat number of W is same.
2) P’s flat is second to the left of Q’s flat.
3) The floor number of T, N and Y is same.
4) One of the immediate neighbour of Z is S.
5) All the above are true.
7. What is the position of T’s flat with respect to Y’s flat?
1) Third to the left
2) Second to the right
3) Immediate left
4) Immediate right
5) Second to the left
8. Who lives third to the left of X’s flat?
1) Q             2) S             3) V            4) Z             5) P
9. Which of the following Combinations have the same flat number?
1) T and Y
2) S and Q
3) Z, Y and U
4) T and Q
5) P, U and W
10. Which of the   following  floors  does  not  have  any  vacant  flat ?
1) floor- 1
2) floor- 2
3) flour- 3
4) floor- 4
5) Can’t be determined.

(1-5); In the new pattern Input-output questions only one word and one number is arranged in each stem. In each step the words and the numbers are arranged from left end.
Numbers: Number start arranging into descending order from left to right and one is added to each number after arrangement.
Words: Words are arranged according to alphabetical order. After arrangement, One letter is erased from the end of each word (which is rearranged) in each step.
Input: Information 92 73 Lamplight 68 Principal Economic 58 79 Service
Step I: 93 Economi Information 73 Lamplight 68 Principal 58 79 Service
Step II: 80 Infomatio 93 Econom 73 Lamplight 68 Principal 58 Service
Step III: 74 Lampligh 80 Infomati 93 Econo 68 Principal 58 Service
Step IV: 69 Principa 74 Lamplig 80 Infomat 93 Econ 58 Service
Step V: 59 Servic 69 Princip 74 Lampli 80 Informa 93 Eco1.3

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